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Spilotro, Mary, Ed. – 1979
This curriculum guide contains information, materials, and resources dealing with Italian Americans and Italian American culture. The guide is organized into 5 units, each presenting a major theme related to the history of Italian Americans from their immigration to their integration into American society. Each unit provides historical and…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Culture, Curriculum Guides, Elementary Secondary Education
Krug, Mark M. – 1972
This student book, one in a series of civic education materials, focuses on white ethnic groups and how they influence the operation of the American political system. The ethnic groups which are investigated include Poles, Irish, Italians, and Jews. An ethnic person is defined as anyone who decides to identify with and live among those who share…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Ethnic Grouping, Ethnic Groups, Ethnic Studies
Pietanza, Rosa Riccio, Comp. – 1977
This resource guide for teachers of Italian and their students provides the following: (1) a list of awards and scholarships available to students of Italian and/or Italian American students, and the institutions through which the awards and scholarships are available; (2) a list of the sources for 16mm films available both at no cost and for a…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Awards, Cultural Background, Educational Media
Nadel, Max, Ed. – 1977
This teaching manual presents a model course for eighth graders involving the study of the ethnic groups that make up an American urban community. The course considers cultural, historical and sociological elements of immigrant groups in New York City, especially the Irish, Italian, Jewish, Chinese, Black and Puerto Rican populations. The manual…
Descriptors: Blacks, Chinese Americans, Citations (References), Cross Cultural Studies
National Education Association, Washington, DC. – 1975
This guide is divided into three parts. Part 1 provides the purpose and goals of ethnic studies and explains how to use the guide. Part 2 contains eight units for the study of ethnic experiences. These include (1) Native American, (2) Mexican American, (3) Black American, (4) Jewish American, (5) Italian American, (6) Polish American, (7) Japanese…
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Blacks, Ethnic Groups
Weibust, Patricia Snyder; And Others – 1976
The curriculum guide reviews the historical background and culture of the peoples of Italy and surveys the Italian community of Connecticut from the time of the earliest immigrants through the present day. The material is ungraded and can be used in elementary and secondary classes. The first part describes a kit, that may be ordered separately,…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Background, Cultural Education, Curriculum Guides
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Simerville, Susan; And Others – 1975
This study is considered to have been designed as an experimental plan for upper elementary grades with the hope that it would be tried, revised, expanded, and improved upon. Two factors are stressed: communication with children in the affective domain, and drawing upon resources and people from the children's immediate environment. The length of…
Descriptors: Affective Objectives, Art, Cultural Background, Cultural Influences
B'nai B'rith, New York, NY. Anti-Defamation League.
This resource guide provides a model unit in American history with ethnic content and a multiethnic perspective. The main focus is on the experience of blacks, Jews, Chicanos, Puerto Ricans, Italian Americans, Asian Americans, and native Americans from 1880 to 1920. Four themes characteristic of the period are studied: immigration and minority…
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Behavioral Sciences, Blacks